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Grab It Ad/App

09-29-2014 08:14 AM by NoahsArk | 1 comment »

I saw an ad when I first joined this site a moment ago called Grab It on this site which is a widget for projects/blogs and this sort of thing. It gave me a script to copyand paste somewhere but I found no other instructions about what to do with this or how to get the widget. confused… any help would be appreciated.

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Marquetry jewelry box #1: Marquetry Front and side panels

09-29-2014 05:49 AM by Longcase | 4 comments »

As the top panel related to two Greek muses dancing (see blog entry for marquetry jewelry box the beginning) I decided all the other panels would be muses dancing or playing music. I searched through all my marquetry books hoping to find something I could use ,but to no avail, in the end I found a few thing on the net that looked promising. The front panel was a composition of a couple of drawings that was put together. As i am doing two boxes I need four panels , therefore I used ...

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Jointer and Planer Fliptop #2: working on wing and added wheels

09-29-2014 04:24 AM by Holbs | 0 comments »

==================== making progress this weekend. needed to work out how to making the 4’ torsion box wings work and here is my final solution. this will make the tables co-planer with both the jointer and planer with 3/8” flexibility for measurement errors and seasonal movement.

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Scrapwood Stool #3: Putting it all together

09-29-2014 01:03 AM by siavosh | 4 comments »

The final pieces came together, but as usual I feel the final stages of my projects have the most frustration and mistakes probably due to impatience. Nevertheless, I think starting out with a pile of off-cuts a month ago, and now having a small stool is a positive thing. Firsts for this project:LaminationAngled compound joinery Lessons:When laminating wood, take care in having a consistent grain orientationGo slower with spongy-pineDepends on the wood, but be ge...

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New Woodworking eBook #2: Author Profile on Amazon & ***Free Copy to first comment***

09-28-2014 09:45 PM by Peter Alkema | 4 comments »

Turns out there is an awesome feature for authors on Amazon, called Author Pages. Mine is below and these blogs also come through there – would really appreciate any feedback on the ebook! first comment below to include your email I’ll gift you a copy of the Kindle edition as long as you add a review on Amazon!

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Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #1: ATW #47

09-28-2014 09:39 PM by JSB | 1 comment »

Every Saturday morning since September 2013 I’ve put together a short list (5-10 items) of interesting stuff that I’ve found on the internet from the previous week. Some old stuff, some new stuff. Mostly videos, some articles. It’s stuff that I have enjoyed watching or reading in the world of woodworking and think others would enjoy as well. For those who are interested in this series here is post number 47:

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Quick, Easy, Cheap Chisel Sharpening

09-28-2014 09:32 PM by JSB | 0 comments »

I put together a short video on how easily I sharpen my chisels. Also note that, like the vast majority of us, I use a really inexpensive set of chisels. I probably wouldn’t do this on a set of chisels that you could classify as an investment. For those who are interested in the video and a visual picture guide it can be found here:

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SHOP ALONG #17: moving up thru blessings

09-28-2014 08:20 PM by patron | 40 comments »

last time we left off herewith a new electric panel got some 220 hooked up to some of the floor boxesand vacuum there tooit is all still ‘in the works’ however the table saw and jointer are working off the new systemnot extension cords and vac hoses i was fortunate to get a couple outside jobsand got 4 cords of firewood so i can mellow for coming winterso went and got a chimney box and pipesand hooked up the shop stove while working off a ladder thereit became appa...

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Artemesia - Worlds Largest Craftsman Home

09-28-2014 08:04 PM by Jerry | 10 comments »

You will see some amazing joinery and craftsmanship in this slide show. Great for ideas… An ad man named Leonard Fenton has spent well over two decades now working on Artemesia, reputedly the largest Craftsman house ever built. And it is something. The 13,300-square-foot mansion in L.A.’s Los Feliz neighborhood was built a century ago by Frederick Engstrum, a construction tycoon who built downtown’s lovely Rosslyn Hotel, according to a story last year in Los Angeles Ma...

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How come construction lumber has rounded edges....

09-28-2014 06:42 PM by Farrout | 5 comments »

...and ‘premium cut’ lumber has square edges?

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